American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP)
 
2019 Annual Meeting  (EARN 7.75 CME)

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Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adolescents and Emerging Adults: Best Practices for Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians, Educators, and Parents
Friday, May 17, 2019
 
Intercontinental San Francisco (reservation cutoff: April 12)
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
 
The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP) will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting San Francisco, California at the Intercontinental San Francisco hotel on Friday, May 17, 2019 in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Our Annual Meeting is the premier learning and networking experience for those involved and/or interested in adolescent and young adult psychiatric care. Plan to attend what promises to be the most informative, impactful experience sure to positively impact your performance, medical knowledge, and patient care.  ASAP is fortunate enough to offer CME for this meeting through APA.

Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
  1. Differentiate assigned sex at birth, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation
  2. Discuss primary and specialized care that may be needed by transgender adolescents
  3. Explain how bias and stigma create disparities and lead to risks
  4. Provide initial management strategies for appropriate and competent care to gender- nonconforming patients
  5. Describe the evaluation of adolescents for possible medical interventions, such as puberty- blocking medication and cross-sex hormone treatment
  6. Describe how to create LGBTQ and gender-inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students
  7. Describe how gender dysphoria that persists through the onset of puberty or is increased at the onset of puberty is unlikely to subside
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Hotel Information (reservation cutoff: April 12)